London, Dec 12 (IANS) The toxic build-up of urea, a compound created by the liver, in the brain has been found as the major reason that can cause brain damage and lead to Huntington's Disease, one of seven major types of age-related dementia, finds a study.
New York, Dec 12 (IANS) A single-dose cholera vaccine marketed by PaxVax, a global biotechnology company based in California, can provide faster protection in epidemics, thereby helping control big outbreaks more quickly, suggest results of a trial.
Zagreb, Dec 12 (IANS) For the third year in a row, Croatia's capital Zagreb was elected as the best Christmas market in Europe, according to European Best Destinations website.
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) The Border Security Force on Monday said it seized more than 12,000 bottles of banned cough syrup Phensedyl from a village in West Bengal.
New York, Dec 11 (IANS) Scientists have developed a novel recorder similar in concept to a flight recorder on an airplane that can be used to objectively measure surgeons' proficiency in robotic-assisted prostate cancer surgery.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) With the motto to improve labour room quality, Union Minister of State for Finance, S.P. Shukla on Monday launched LaQshya, a safe delivery mobile application for health workers who manage normal and complicated deliveries in peripheral areas.
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Plants react to anesthetics similar to the way animals and humans do, finds a study suggesting that they are ideal objects for testing anesthetics actions in future.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday urged the government to subsidise the cost of treatment in emergency cases in private hospitals and ensure a strong mechanism for reimbursements.
Tokyo, Dec 11 (IANS) The Tokyo Metro and two Japanese telecom companies on Monday started testing a smartphone app to help pregnant women get seats while using public transport.
New York, Dec 11 (IANS) Researchers, led by one of Indian-origin, have developed a groundbreaking cancer treatment that genetically engineers a patient's immune system to attack cancer cells.
New York, Dec 11 (IANS) Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can cause gut dysfunction, which then has the potential to worsen the original brain injury, says a new study.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Aiming to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) on the lines of polio, the Union Health Ministry has launched a 15-day nationwide door-to door campaign for early and better diagnosis of the infectious disease, an official said.
New York, Dec 10 (IANS) Researchers have found a new drug that reduces fibrosis (scarring) and prevents loss of muscle function in an animal model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
New York, Dec 10 (IANS) Women who delay motherhood are likely to increase the risk of damaging the fertility of their daughters, a study has warned.
London, Dec 10 (IANS) Frequent travelling that causes jet lag could increase your risk of cancer because it tends to disturb our body clocks that are controlled by the same mechanism that causes tumours, finds a study